Denmark Current Affairs, GK & News

What are Volcano Bonds?

The Danish Red Cross announced that it has launched first of its kind catastrophe bond for the volcano-related disasters in collaboration with the several financial firms. Volcano Bonds This bond which will enable the disaster relief agency to get the financial aid quickly to those who are suffering because of the eruption of 10 volcanoes ..

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Denmark to construct World’s First Energy Island

The Denmark has recently given its approval for the plan to construct the first energy field island of the world. The energy island will be constructed in the North Sea. Highlights The energy island will be used to produce and store enough green energy to meet the electricity demands of around 3 million European households. ..

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India-Denmark sign MoUs

The Ministry of Power, India and Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate, Denmark signed Memorandum of Understanding on Energy Cooperation. Highlights Under the MoU, the countries have agreed to collaborate in areas such as long- term energy planning, offshore wind, consolidation of grid codes, incentivize power plants, increase flexibility in power purchase agreements. Through this, ..

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A new species “Troglomyces twitteri” discovered

A new parasitic fungus was discovered by a Denmark biologist called “Troglomyces twitteri”. The fungus has been named after Twitter as it was discovered in Twitter Discovery The biologist Sofia Reboleira of University of Copenhagen, Denmark founded the species. The image was posted in Twitter by an entomologist 1n 2018. He was sending millipede photos ..

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United Nations launches World Happiness Report, 2020: India ranks 144

On March 20, 2020 United Nations released the World Happiness Report on the International Day of Happiness, 2020. Finland ranked first in the report and India ranked 144. Around 156 countries were assessed under the ranking. This is the eighth World Happiness Report prepared by the organization. This year the report has given a special ..

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